Learning GIS resources

The main resources available for UW-Madison students, staff and faculties for learning how to use GIS are:

  • ESRI  Academy :  Has many training options, from short videos to complete modules, for both new and experienced ESRI software users. Our site license allow free access to those listed as “Requires Maintenance”  Simply sign in using our ArcGIS Organization URL: uw-mad  using your NetID. For detailed Log in instructions and course suggestions, visit ESRI Academy
  • Geodesign Collaborative Workshops : A range of workshops are offered by the geodesign collaborative on different ArcGIS Platforms starting from ArcMap, ArcGIS pro, ArcGIS Storymaps, ArcGIS Business Analyst, Survey123, Fieldmaps, Geoplanner and ArcGIS Urban.
  •  Map Library : The site contains the list of technical support and training sources. It also contains Departments and classes that use GIS  in their instruction and UW Madison courses that you can take to learn GIS. Recorded lectures by Jamie Martindale for introduction and overview to GIS is available here
  • LinkedIn learning : Several GIS classes are available through MY.WISC.EDU for free.